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  1. milk

    • IPA[mɪlk]

    英式

    • n.
      an opaque white fluid rich in fat and protein, secreted by female mammals for the nourishment of their young;the milk from cows (or goats or sheep) as consumed by humans
    • v.
      draw milk from (a cow or other animal), either by hand or mechanically;(of an animal, especially a cow) produce milk
    • verb: milk, 3rd person present: milks, gerund or present participle: milking, past tense: milked, past participle: milked

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    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. an opaque white fluid rich in fat and protein, secreted by female mammals for the nourishment of their young a healthy mother will produce enough milk for her baby
    • the milk from cows (or goats or sheep) as consumed by humans a glass of milk
    • the white juice of certain plants coconut milk
    • a creamy-textured liquid with a particular ingredient or use cleansing milk

    動詞

    • 1. draw milk from (a cow or other animal), either by hand or mechanically two hours later he was up again to milk the cows I had to start the milking
    • (of an animal, especially a cow) produce milk the breed does seem to milk better in harder conditions
    • extract sap, venom, or other substances from scientists have found a new way of producing an anti-clotting agent—by milking a leech 同義詞 draw off, siphon, bleed, pump off, tap, ... 更多
    • 2. exploit or defraud by taking small amounts of money over a period of time executives milked the health plan's funds for their personal use 同義詞 exploit, take advantage of, cash in on, impose on, bleed, ... 更多
    • get all possible advantage from (a situation) the newspapers were milking the story for every possible drop of drama
    • elicit a favourable reaction from (an audience) and prolong it he milked the crowd for every last drop of applause